AN ACT

 

1Amending the act of September 30, 1983 (P.L.160, No.39),
2entitled "An act establishing salaries and compensation of
3certain public officials including justices and judges of
4Statewide courts, judges of courts of common pleas, judges of
5the Philadelphia Municipal Court, judges of the Philadelphia
6Traffic Court, district justices and the Governor, the
7Lieutenant Governor, the State Treasurer, the Auditor
8General, the Attorney General and certain other State
9officers and the salary and certain expenses of the members
10of the General Assembly; and repealing certain inconsistent
11acts," further providing for judicial salaries, for executive
12salaries and for legislative salaries.

13The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
14hereby enacts as follows:

15Section 1. Section 2.1 of the act of September 30, 1983
16(P.L.160, No.39), known as the Public Official Compensation Law,
17reenacted and amended November 16, 2005 (P.L.385, No.72), is
18amended to read:

19Section 2.1. Judicial salaries.

20(a) Supreme Court.--The annual salary of the Chief Justice
21of the Supreme Court shall be $123,000, and the annual salary of
22each of the other justices of the Supreme Court shall be
23$119,750.

1(b) Superior Court.--The annual salary of the President
2Judge of the Superior Court shall be $117,750, and the annual
3salary of the other judges of the Superior Court shall be
4$116,000.

5(c) Commonwealth Court.--The annual salary of the President
6Judge of the Commonwealth Court shall be $117,750. The annual
7salary of each of the other judges of the Commonwealth Court
8shall be $116,000.

9(d) Courts of common pleas.--

10(1) The annual salary of a president judge of a court of
11common pleas shall be fixed in accordance with the following
12schedule:

13(i) Allegheny County, $106,000.

14(ii) Philadelphia County, $106,500.

15(iii) Judicial districts having six or more judges,
16$105,000.

17(iv) Judicial districts having three to five judges,
18$104,500.

19(v) Judicial districts having one or two judges,
20$104,000.

21(vi) Administrative judges of the divisions of the
22Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County with
23divisions of six or more judges, $105,000.

24(vii) Administrative judges of the divisions of the
25Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County with
26divisions of five or less judges, $104,500.

27(viii) Administrative judges of the divisions of the
28Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County with divisions
29of six or more judges, $105,000.

30(ix) Administrative judges of the divisions of the

1Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County with divisions
2of five or less judges, $104,500.

3(2) The other judges of the courts of common pleas shall
4be paid an annual salary of $104,000.

5(e) Philadelphia Municipal Court.--The President Judge of
6the Philadelphia Municipal Court shall receive an annual salary
7of $103,000. The annual salary for the other judges of the
8Philadelphia Municipal Court shall be $101,250.

9(f) Philadelphia Traffic Court.--The President Judge of the
10Philadelphia Traffic Court shall receive an annual salary of
11$55,000. The annual salary for the other judges of the
12Philadelphia Traffic Court shall be $54,500.

13(g) Magisterial district judges.--A magisterial district
14judge shall receive an annual salary payable by the Commonwealth
15of $51,500.

16(h) Senior judges.--The compensation of the senior judges
17pursuant to 42 Pa.C.S. § 4121 (relating to assignment of judges)
18shall be $315 per day. In any calendar year the amount of
19compensation which a senior judge shall be permitted to earn as
20a senior judge shall not when added to retirement income paid by
21the Commonwealth for such senior judge exceed the compensation
22payable by the Commonwealth to a judge then in regular active
23service on the court from which said senior judge retired. A
24senior judge who so elects may serve without being paid all or
25any portion of the compensation provided by this section.

26[(i) Annual cost-of-living adjustment.--Beginning January 1,
271997, and each January 1 thereafter, the annual salaries under
28subsections (a) through (h) shall be increased by the percentage
29change in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-
30U) for the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland area

1for the most recent 12-month period for which figures have been
2officially reported by the United States Department of Labor,
3Bureau of Labor Statistics immediately prior to the date the
4adjustment is due to take effect. The percentage increase and
5salary amounts shall be determined prior to the annual effective
6date of the adjustment by the Supreme Court and shall be
7published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin by the Court
8Administrator of Pennsylvania within 20 days of the date the
9determination is made.]

10Section 2. Section 3 of the act, amended October 19, 1995
11(P.L.324, No.51) and reenacted and amended November 16, 2005
12(P.L.385, No.72), is amended to read:

13Section 3. Compensation of Governor and Lieutenant Governor;
14State Treasurer; Auditor General; Attorney General;
15Commissioners of the Pennsylvania Public Utility
16Commission; and heads of departments.

17(a) The Governor, the Lieutenant Governor and Cabinet.--The
18annual salaries of the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor and the
19heads of the departments shall be as follows: Governor,
20$125,000; Lieutenant Governor, $105,000; Adjutant General,
21$90,000; Secretary of Aging, $95,000; Secretary of Agriculture,
22$90,000; Secretary of Banking, $90,000; Secretary of Community
23and Economic Development, $95,000; Secretary of the
24Commonwealth, $90,000; Secretary of Education, $100,000;
25Secretary of Environmental Protection, $100,000; Secretary of
26General Services, $95,000; Secretary of Health, $100,000;
27Insurance Commissioner, $90,000; Secretary of Labor and
28Industry, $100,000; Secretary of Public Welfare, $100,000;
29Secretary of Revenue, $95,000; State Police Commissioner,
30$95,000; Secretary of Transportation, $100,000; Secretary of

1Corrections, $100,000; Secretary of Conservation and Natural
2Resources $95,000.

3(b) Compensation of State Treasurer, Auditor General and
4Attorney General.--The annual salaries of the State Treasurer,
5Auditor General and Attorney General shall be as follows: State
6Treasurer, $104,000; Auditor General, $104,000; Attorney
7General, $104,000.

8(b.1) Compensation of members of boards and commission.--The
9annual salaries of the members of boards and commission shall be
10as follows: member of the Liquor Control Board, $48,800;
11Chairman of the Liquor Control Board, $50,800; member of the
12Civil Service Commission, $40,625; Chairman of the Civil Service
13Commission, $40,625; member of the State Tax Equalization Board,
14$16,250; Chairman of the State Tax Equalization Board, $17,500;
15member of Milk Marketing Board, $15,625; Chairman of Milk
16Marketing Board, $16,250; member of the Securities Commission,
17$15,000; Chairman of the Securities Commission, $16,250; member
18of the Athletic Commission, $12,500; Chairman of the Athletic
19Commission, $13,125; member of the Board of Pardons, $11,500;
20Chairman of the Board of Claims, $84,800; member of the Board of
21Claims, $80,800.

22(c) Additional compensation prohibited.--Neither the
23Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State Treasurer, Auditor General
24or Attorney General nor the head of any administrative
25department nor member of any board or commission referenced
26herein, shall receive any additional compensation for any
27services rendered to the Commonwealth in any capacity.

28(d) Compensation of commissioners of the Pennsylvania Public
29Utility Commission.--Each of the commissioners of the
30Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission shall receive an annual

1salary commensurate with the annual salary received by the
2Secretary of Commerce, except the chairman, who shall receive an
3additional $2,500 per year.

4[(e) Annual cost-of-living adjustment.--Beginning January 1,
51997, and each January 1 thereafter, the stated annual salaries
6of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor, the State Treasurer,
7the Auditor General, the Attorney General and the heads of the
8departments and members of boards and commissions denoted herein
9shall be increased by an annual cost-of-living increase
10calculated by applying the percentage change in the Consumer
11Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the
12Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland area, for the
13most recent 12-month period for which figures have been
14officially reported by the United States Department of Labor,
15Bureau of Labor Statistics immediately prior to the date the
16adjustment is due to take effect, to the then current salary
17amounts authorized. The percentage increase and the salary
18amounts shall be determined by the Governor prior to the annual
19effective date of the adjustment and shall be published by the
20Secretary of the Budget in the Pennsylvania Bulletin within ten
21days of the date the determination is made.]

22Section 3. Section 4(d) and (d.1) of the act, reenacted
23November 16, 2005 (P.L.385, No.72), are amended to read:

24Section 4. Members of the General Assembly.

25* * *

26[(d) Subsequent annual cost-of-living adjustment for
27members.--For the 12-month period beginning December 1, 1997,
28through November 30, 1998, and for each like 12-month period
29thereafter, the salary of the members of the General Assembly
30shall be increased by an annual cost-of-living adjustment

1calculated by applying the percentage change in the Consumer
2Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the
3Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland area, for the
4most recent 12-month period for which figures have been
5officially reported by the United States Department of Labor,
6Bureau of Labor Statistics immediately prior to the date the
7adjustment is due to take effect, to the then current salary
8amounts. The percentage increase and the new salary amounts
9shall be determined jointly by the Chief Clerk of the Senate and
10the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives prior to the
11annual effective date of the adjustment and shall be published
12by them in the Pennsylvania Bulletin within ten days of the date
13such determination is made.

14(d.1) Subsequent annual cost-of-living adjustment for
15officers and leaders.--For the 12-month period beginning
16December 1, 1997, through November 30, 1998, and for each like
1712-month period thereafter, the additional compensation of the
18officers and leaders of the General Assembly shall be increased
19by an annual cost-of-living adjustment calculated by applying
20the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban
21Consumers (CPI-U) for the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and
22Maryland area, for the most recent 12-month period for which
23figures have been officially reported by the United States
24Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics immediately
25prior to the date the adjustment is due to take effect, to the
26then current compensation. The percentage increase and the new
27compensation amounts shall be determined jointly by the Chief
28Clerk of the Senate and the Chief Clerk of the House of
29Representatives prior to the annual effective date of the
30adjustment and shall be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin

1within 20 days immediately prior to each cost-of-living increase
2taking effect.]

3Section 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

 

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